Self-publishing a print book is a challenge, but it can be very rewarding. A print version of your book allows...
To be successfully self-published, a manuscript needs an action plan. The author needs to understand the facets of the industry, and be confident in the manuscript's quality, the route they will take to ensure the product is professional, and how the work will be marketed and distributed, and they need to know how they will get to get to that stage.
These are some of the things that anyone considering self-publishing should be thinking about.